Starts: Jul 16, 2009 - Ends: Jul 19, 2009
Submission Deadline: Jul 16, 2009
CG CON 2009 is a new educational conference for creative computer graphic artists and professionals coming in July. Offered as a four-day series that comprises 24 lectures in three different programs: Digital Painting & Concept Art Design, Digital Modeling, and Digital Animation, CG GON 2009 promises something for visual artists at every career level.
Guest speakers so far include:
-- Ryan Church (STAR WARS EPISODE II, DEAD SPACE game at EA, LORD OF THE RINGS: THE BATTLE FOR MIDDLE EARTH II (EA), TRANSFORMERS 2, STAR TREK)
-- Mark Goerner (STAR TREK: ONLINE GAME, X2, MINORITY REPORT, THE TERMINAL, BATTLE ANGEL)
-- Neville Page (STAR TREK, CLOVERFIELD, WATCHMEN, AVATAR)
-- Scott Robertson (Rockstar Games, Sony Online Entertainment, Buena Vista Games)
-- Phil Saunders (MYST 3: EXILE game, F13 game, IRON MAN, SPIDER-MAN 3)
-- Christian Lorenz Scheurer (TITANIC, THE MATRIX, WHAT DREAMS MAY COME, THE GOLDEN COMPASS)
-- Steambot Studios (ASSASSIN'S CREED game, PRINCE OF PERSIA game, TRON 2)
-- Farzad Varahramyan (AVPR: ALIENS VS PREDATOR–REQUIEM, ODDWORLD: Abe's Exodus game)
Featuring keynote presentations, one of the largest rosters of special guest presenters, and deep "how-to" exploration and lecture/training into this year's top visual effects and concept design for film, broadcast and game art, CG CON 2009 should be at the top of every CG professionals' and students' list of conferences to attend in 2009. Special feature presentations will reveal exciting, behind-the-scene secrets, anecdotes and footage of some of the year's most exciting projects in film and/or games from the actual artists and producers who worked on them.
The CG CON 2009 event is the latest venture of Jean-Eric Henault--the original creator of CG Channel and the Montreal ADAPT 2006 and 2007 Conference, and Diego Rojas, a business entrepreneur with more than 10 years of experience working, volunteering, planning and participating in conferences and events including ACM1, ACM SIGGRAPH and 3D DESIGN Conference.
CG CON 2009 Details:
Date: July 16-19, 2009
Location: Los Angeles Convention Center, Concourse E, F, Downtown Los Angeles. 1201 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, California 90015
Register by March 16 and get up to $50 off the three-day registration price.